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Top day at Llandegla yesterday, rinsed!

New stuff is great, fast and quite big in places, ice kept it interesting! It was V cold, probably my toughest experience of riding there, longest as well! We did take it easy though, and I flatted…. Marin today….. Hmmmmmm! … Continue reading

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Edale… Out and back!

With a little loop in the middle! First time back on an off road bike since my last attempt straight off the back of illness where I failed miserably! My fave ride, the good old Edale out and back route, where I cut my … Continue reading

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17 Ways To Unstick a Seatpost! (cntd)

Last ditch attempt = WIN! SO…… If you want to know how to remove a seized seatpost, jump straight to SB’s (God rest his soul) suggestion 8! With the frame inverted in the vice again, i strapped to freezer packs … Continue reading

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17 Ways To Unstick a Seatpost! (cntd)

Ok…….. So after stripping the cranks and BB out of the Heckler allowing me to pour Ammonia down the inverted seat tube, and leaving the bike up side down for 24 hours in a container tall enough to hold enough … Continue reading

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17 Ways To Unstick a Seatpost! (cntd)

Did you know that the biggest consumer of Ammonia are people who keep fish!? Something to do with adding it to the water to help a bacteria grow? …..Hmmmm, this i discovered whilst looking up shops that sell the stuff! … Continue reading

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17 Ways To Unstick a Seatpost! (cntd)

Ok, so is it unusual asking for Ammonia in Boots!? The shop assistant certainly thought so, met with a blank stare! It said they sold it on their website!

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17 Ways To Unstick a Seatpost! (cntd)

Suggestions 1 to 6 = FAIL! …Will have to move onto suggestion 7 next weekend!

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